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Gordon, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Town of Gordon had a population of 347 as of July 1, 2017. Gordon ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alabama. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Gordon is located at latitude 31.1439 and longitude -85.0932 in Houston County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Gordon (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Houston County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 164 feet.

The Town of Gordon (GNIS ID: 2406591) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alabama is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Gordon is located within Gordon Division of Houston County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Gordon population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Gordon: Big Pond, Open Pond, Open Road, Woodville.

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Gordon, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 347
Daytime Population: Workers 26
Daytime Population: Residents 218
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 244
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.70
Population in Households 347
Population in Familes 291
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 110
Diversity Index3 49


Median Household Income $38,443
Average Household Income $50,951
Per Capita Income $21,112


Total Housing Units 173 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 120 (69.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 26 (15.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 28 (16.2%)
Median Home Value $85,366
Average Home Value $113,542


Total Households 145
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 100
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.7% 0.74%
Households 0.68% 0.81%
Families 1.78% 0.4%
Median Household Income   3.26%
Per Capita Income   3.77%

Gordon, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gordon to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 440 24th
Population Density # 452 22nd
Diversity Index # 154 74th
Median Household Income # 299 49th
Per Capita Income # 287 51st

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